Nov 9, 2009 4:30am EST
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Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
minutes oig, katie couric read your quote regarding andre agassi's drug use to andre. this is what you said. shocking, not as much shock that he did it as shock that he lied about it and didn't own up to it. he's up there with roger clemens as far as i'm concerned. and i want you to hear andre's reaction after hearing that quote. >> when somebody takes a performance inhibitor, a recreation al drug -- >> versus a performance enhancing drug. p. >> -- the one thing that i would hope is not that there aren't rules that need to be followed, but along with that would come some compassion that maybe this person doesn't need condemnation, maybe this person could stand a little help. >> martina, andre is suggesting that you were not compassionate enough. what do you say now after hearing his response? >> well, let me just say that i am a compassionate person as i've proved it this morning when i rescued a tree frog from my sink and let it in the wild. but you're guilt i don't believe it that recreational drugs should be start of the drug testing system because they are n
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
muslim cleric. and a possible link to some of the 9/11 hijackers. i'm katie couric. also tonight, president obama's big decision on afghanistan. david martin with the exclusive details of what the military will be getting to continue the fight against the taliban. a cbs news investigation. why so many rapists in this country are getting away with the crime. and "assignment america." they're ready to start their life together-- 50 years after a lie kept them apart. >> like the time had not past.
Nov 8, 2009 7:00pm EST
. the simple answer is i don't know. i did it way too many. >> couric: about? >> agassi: katie, i... i wouldn't be able to put a number on it. what i can tell you is i did it for a good part of 1997, a better part of the year. starting early in the year, and ending deeper into the year, you know. so it was... it was... it was way more than it should've been. >> couric: in his book, he writes that no one close to him knew about his drug use. but after he lost in the first round of a tournament in germany, his coach gave him an ultimatum: he needed to quit tennis or start over. he decided to start over. >> agassi: and i... i said, that's what i'm going to do. i'm going to choose this. i don't have to. i can quit right now. my dad's not choosing it. this is my choice and my choice alone. and i made the decision right then and there that i'm going to choose to fight this battle. and i'm going to choose tennis. >> couric: is that the first time in your life you felt it was your choice? >> agassi: yeah. it was the first time in my life.& 27-years-old, ranked 141 in the world, and in a marriage that